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Position Title / Assistant/Associate Professor: CL Appointment in International Development

College: College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

Department: International Development Studies

Deadline: Consideration will begin July 14, 2017 and continue until position is filled

Position Description:

International Development Studies, within the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (CSAHS), invites applications for a two-year contractually limited appointment in the area of International Development. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the International Development Studies (IDS) program. The successful candidate would also be responsible for various Undergraduate Coordinator duties and support the review of the IDS program and the implementation of proposed changes to the undergraduate curriculum.

Qualifications for the position include a PhD in a discipline relevant to one of the five departments of the College, and a record of teaching and research related to International Development. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience teaching courses broadly equivalent or related to those taken by IDS at Guelph and to candidates with understanding and knowledge of the IDS program at Guelph and/or other universities in Canada.

The appointment will begin August 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. Applications, including a brief self-assessment, a curriculum vitae, evidence of prior teaching, and letters from three referees should be directed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Spencer Henson, Director, International Development Studies, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1 or ids@uoguelph.ca. Consideration of applications will begin on July 14th, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Guelph acknowledges the Attawandaron people on whose traditional territory the University of Guelph resides and offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and M├ętis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.